Mental health is just as important as physical health to a child's well-being.

Mental health is just as important as physical health to a child's well-being.

Resources for Managing the Aftermath of the Parkland, FL School Shooting Disaster

Please find links to excellent resources from the National Child Traumatic Stress Network:

 

The Psychological Impact of the Recent Shooting:

http://www.nctsn.org/sites/default/files/assets/pdfs/psychological_information_sheet_two_pager.pdf

 

Tips for Parents on Media Coverage:

http://www.nctsn.org/sites/default/files/assets/pdfs/tips_for_parents_media_final.pdf

 

Tip sheet for youth talking journalists about the shooting:

http://www.nctsn.org/sites/default/files/assets/pdfs/youth_journalists.pdf

 

Parent guidelines for helping youth after the recent shooting:

http://www.nctsn.org/sites/default/files/assets/pdfs/parents_guidelines_for_helping_teens_after_the_recent_attacks.pdf

 

Talking to children about the shooting:

http://www.nctsn.org/sites/default/files/assets/pdfs/talking_to_children_about_the_shooting.pdf

 

Helping teens with traumatic grief: Tips for caregivers:

http://www.nctsn.org/sites/default/files/assets/pdfs/helping_teens_with_traumatic_grief_caregivers_final.pdf

 

Helping school-age children with traumatic grief: Tips for caregivers:

http://www.nctsn.org/sites/default/files/assets/pdfs/10things_schoolage_ctg.pdf

 

After a crisis: Helping young children heal:

http://www.nctsn.org/sites/default/files/assets/pdfs/helping_young_children_heal_crisis.pdf

 

Helping youth after a community trauma: Tips for educators:

http://www.nctsn.org/sites/default/files/assets/pdfs/helping_youth_after_community_violence_educators.pdf

 

Psychological First Aid for schools:

http://www.nctsn.org/content/psychological-first-aid-schoolspfa

 

Providing Psychological First Aid – For Teachers

http://www.nctsn.org/sites/default/files/assets/pdfs/pfa_for_schools_appendix_a_teachers.pdf

 

Resources and manuals on Psychological First Aid:

http://www.nctsn.org/content/psychological-first-aid